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Thrifty Car Rental –Shreveport, LA (SHV)

(318) 621-8500

Seeing the Sights in your Shreveport rental car

Shreveport, Louisiana is one of the gaming and cultural centers of the state and currently operates primarily as a service economy full of entertainment for the leisure traveler. Once an oil town, Shreveport is the third largest city in the state and third largest film industry in the U.S. If you’re flying into Shreveport Regional Airport, you’ll easily find Thrifty Car Rental counter and be on your way for some fun in no time.

Experience the Good Times

Like New Orleans, Shreveport is proud of its diverse cultural roots which are apparent in its variety of festivals throughout the year. In addition to Mardi Gras, the most notable is the annual Highland Jazz & Blues Festival held just a short drive from downtown in your Shreveport car rental at Highland’s historic Columbia Park. The festival includes several Jazz acts from Louisiana and across the south, local cuisine (including Cajun and Creole), and is free to attend. Also, each January the city hosts the NCAA Football’s Independence Bowl. Independence Stadium is the third largest in Louisiana behind the Mercedes-Benz superdome and Louisiana State University’s Tiger Stadium.

Louisiana Boardwalk

After experiencing a riverboat cruise down the Red River you may find yourself at the Louisiana Boardwalk, Shreveport’s newest attraction for food, shopping, and entertainment. The Boardwalk runs alongside the Red River and is the largest entertainment developments in Louisiana. Drive your rental car across the Texas Street Bridge to find a movie theater, bowling alley, Bass Pro Shop, and over 70 retail outlets. If you’re ready to hit the tables, head to Margaretville or Horseshoe casinos, all within walking distance of the boardwalk. 

Shreveport’s Finest

The opportunities for entertainment in Shreveport are endless. If you’re looking for fine arts, the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, Shreveport Opera, and Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet hold performances year around including; holiday performances, special events and educational opportunities. The area is also known for its variety of outdoor activities including several golf courses, sometimes serving as host for the U.S. Open, lakes just outside of town and Bicycle and walking paths. Shreveport is most easily navigated with a rental car to ensure you make the most of your business trip or weekend getaway!